How will the government shutdown affect your recreation plans?

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October 03, 2013 4:35 PM

FS Staging Area Closed at OR Dunes NRA

‬FS Staging Area Closed at OR Dunes NRA.‪

The effect of the government shutdown on recreation continues to grow. Here is what the gang at Adrenaline ATV/SXS are saying about the shutdown, and getting involved!

"The destination areas are the ones that are getting hit the hardest. Oregon Dunes, Lake Powell or anyplace where the agencies can easily control ingress or egress will be most heavily affected."

-Don Amador, BRC Western Representative

Adrenaline ATV/SXS sat down with BRC's Don Amador to discuss these recent events. This is a real hot issue, and this webpage by the fine folks at Adrenaline ATV/SXS gives you the lowdown on how the shutdown might affect YOU!


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